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For the first time in Northern Ireland the Synergy National Conference will take place on 27 November, celebrating its 50th anniversary!

PMI UK's inaugural Northern Ireland Synergy conference will take place on 27 November, at The MAC Belfast, celebrating 50 years. All Synergy attendee are invited to a celebratory after party at the iconic venue of The MAC Belfast.

The topic for this year's conference is 'Surviving and Thriving in a VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous) world'. There will be a fantastic lineup of speakers that are certain to challenge your thinking on defining, leading and delivering projects in the VUCA world.

Celebrating their 50th anniversary in 2019, PMI work in nearly every country around the world to advance careers, improve organisational success and further mature the project management profession through globally-recognised standards, certifications, communities, resources, tools, academic research, publications, professional development courses and networking opportunities.

Ricardo Vargas is a specialist in project, portfolio and risk management with over 20 years’ experience in the energy, infrastructure, telecommunications, information technology, and finance sectors, and will be the main speaker at this years event.

He is the first Latin American to be elected Chairman of the Board of the Project Management Institute (PMI) Between 2012 and 2016.

Author of 15 books in the field, Mr. Vargas is a chemical engineer and holds a master’s from the Federal University of Minas Gerais and certificates from George Washington University, Harvard Law School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Vargas has written fifteen books on the subject of project management, and also host one of the most relevant podcasts in the field, the 5 Minutes PM Podcast, with more than 4 million views. https://ricardo-vargas.com/biography/

Peter Glynne, another speaker of the event, is Principal Account Delivery Executive at Microsoft and will address the issue of “Managing the change portfolio in challenging times”.

There will also be an opportunity to see one of the local universities with the Enactus team from Queen's University Belfast showcasing their social enterprise projects.

The event has generated great interest around the business world already and is supported by some great local companies and even some from further afield including Microsoft, PWC, Enactus, QUB, Glandore and AllState Partnership. The Inkythinking will be there to record the event in real time graphics with a copy for every delegate. An ever popular addition to the evening.

This is a returning affordable and inclusive business event with a little dab of fun!

Tickets & Pricing
  • Tickets £3.83-22.15
Wed, 27 Nov 2019 5:30 - 9:00pm
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